COVID-19 Assistance

Rental Assistance

State of Georgia Rental Assistance Program (GRA)

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) began administering the State of Georgia Rental Assistance Program (GRA) in early March 2021. GRA can help renters with their past due rent and utilities. Payment will be made directly to landlords and utility providers. DCA has provided answers to some frequently asked questions (FAQ) on their website. 

Visit https://georgiarentalassistance.ga.gov to access the online portal and determine eligibility and submit applications. 

Food Assistance

Camden Hunger Hotline

The Camden Hunger Hotline offers food assistance information and resources everyday from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at 912-409-6920. This is in partnership with the Camden Collaborative. More information is available at: https://helpingneighbors.weebly.com. Several organizations may provide food assistance in Camden County. 

Transportation Assistance

The Links

Beginning Monday, May 17th, residents in Camden, Glynn, or McIntosh counties who have made an appointment to get the COVID-19 vaccine but do not have access to transportation can call (toll-free) 1-866-543-6744 to request a free ride to and from the appointment. 

The Brunswick (GA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, received grant funding from the Southern Area of The Links, Incorporated, Mask to Protect, Unmask to Inform Response to the Pandemic Grant to provide this service.

Uber

From May 24 through July 4, Uber is providing up to 4 free rides (up to $25 each) to and from your vaccination appointments.

Business Assistance

Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loans

Georgia has received an official statewide disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This declaration will provide assistance in the form of SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans to impacted small businesses in all 159 counties in Georgia. Due to high traffic to the website, you may experience a delay in completing your online application. Users are encouraged to utilize the website during off-peak hours, 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m.


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